MAAC announces changes for Fall 2020 sports

Posted at 12:18 PM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 12:18:17-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has made a few changes that impact some Fall sports this season for Canisius College and Niagara University. In a statement made Friday, the MAAC announced the cancellation of non-conference games for volleyball and soccer.

The updated schedule is as follows:

- first competition date: September 21st
- Championship weekend: November 19th

Women's soccer:
- first competition date: September 26th
- Championship weekend: November 5th

Men's soccer:
- first competition date: October 3rd
- Championship weekend: November 12th

The MAAC Council says it will revisit any modifications that need to be made when it meets on July 24th.

Another announcement made Friday deals with MAAC basketball teams. The Conference has voted on no summer access for basketball student-athletes. They say activities will commence when the full student body returns to campus.